California Association of Suburban School Districts Statement on School Reopening Proposal

March 1, 2021

For Immediate Release
March 1, 2021

California Association of Suburban School Districts Statement on School Reopening Proposal

Sacramento – The California Association of Suburban School Districts (CALSSD), a statewide coalition of suburban districts with more than 500,000 students in TK-12, issued the following statement on the school reopening proposal announced today by Governor Newsom and legislative leaders Senate President pro Tempore Atkins and Assembly Speaker Rendon:

Modesto City Schools Superintendent Sara Noguchi, Ed.D., lead district for CALSSD said:

“We’re pleased to see state leadership in moving legislation to support schools to offer in-person instruction and to accelerate student learning, especially for students in greatest need. Suburban school districts want to return to in-person teaching and learning while protecting student and staff health. We have been working with stakeholders to bring more students back to schools and to provide new supports that will advance the academic and social-emotional learning of our students. These resources are critical to these efforts.”

The California Association of Suburban School Districts (CALSSD) advocates for policies and funding to improve education and opportunities for students in suburban schools, member districts include:

Carlsbad Unified School District * Compton Unified School District * El Dorado Union High School District * Elk Grove Unified School District *Folsom Cordova Unified School District * Fremont Union High School District *Glendale Unified School District * Irvine Unified School District * Laguna Beach Unified School District * Las Virgenes Unified School District * Madera Unified School District * Modesto City Schools * Oceanside Unified School District * Ontario-Montclair School District * Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District * Poway Unified School District * Rocklin Unified School District * Roseville City School District Rowland Unified School District * San Juan Unified School District * Santa Barbara Unified School District * Santa Clara Unified School District * Tustin Unified School District * Vista Unified School District

For more information, contact Andrea Ball at andrea@ballfrostgroup.com

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